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Bologna to Ravenna by train

The journey from Bologna to Ravenna by train is 42.9 mi and takes 1 hr 35 min. There are 42 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:59 AM and the last at 10:06 PM. It is possible to travel from Bologna to Ravenna by train for as little as $8.21 or as much as $27.40. The best price for this journey is $8.21.

Lowest Price$8.21
Journey Duration1 hr 35 min
Connection per Day42
Lowest Price$8.21
Highest Price$27.40
First Departure12:59 AM
Last Departure10:06 PM
Distance42.9 mi
DepartureBologna
ArrivalRavenna
CarriersRegionale Veloce, DB - IntercityMore

Bologna to Ravenna Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

Traveling from Bologna to Ravenna by Train

When setting out on a journey from Bologna to Ravenna by train, travelers are in for a treat as they experience the cultural richness of the Emilia-Romagna region. The typical train journey duration between these two cities is approximately 1 hr 35 min, covering a distance of 42.9 mi. Every day, there are about 42 train connections facilitating this route. Starting fares for the Bologna to Ravenna by train route are generally around $8.21. Departures are from Bologna Centrale, one of Italy's major railway stations, and trains arrive at Ravenna's centrally located station. Travelers should arrive at least 20 minutes before departure to ensure a smooth boarding experience.

This train route is predominantly served by Trenitalia, Italy's primary train operator, known for its punctuality and comfortable amenities. The journey offers passengers a glimpse into the picturesque landscapes of Emilia-Romagna, transitioning from Bologna's urban backdrop to the historic allure of Ravenna.

Diving into Ravenna: A Mosaic of History

Once the Bologna to Ravenna by train journey concludes, visitors find themselves in a city that boasts an incredible heritage. Ravenna is famed for its Byzantine mosaics and numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Its storied past as a former capital of the Western Roman Empire adds layers of historical intrigue to the city's modern charm.

Things to Do/See in Ravenna:

  1. Admire the stunning mosaics at Basilica di San Vitale.
  2. Visit the Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, known for its breathtaking mosaic artistry.
  3. Explore the Baptistry of Neon, showcasing some of the city's oldest and most exquisite mosaics.
  4. Wander around Dante Alighieri's Tomb, paying tribute to the legendary Italian poet.
  5. Delve into the city's ancient history at the Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra.

What to Eat in Ravenna:

  1. Relish a plate of Cappelletti, a traditional stuffed pasta dish.
  2. Indulge in Piadina, a classic flatbread of the region, often filled with various ingredients.
  3. Savor the flavors of Passatelli, a unique pasta made from breadcrumbs, eggs, and Parmesan.
  4. Treat yourself to a slice of Bustrengo, a local fruitcake.
  5. Enjoy a glass of Sangiovese, the region's famed red wine.

Day Trips from Ravenna:

Ravenna's prime location in Emilia-Romagna allows travelers to embark on numerous day trips. The coastal town of Cesenatico, with its canal and maritime museum, is a delightful escape. Another worthy destination is the Republic of San Marino, one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, boasting captivating views and medieval architecture.

Ravenna Travel Tips:

When in Ravenna, wearing comfortable walking shoes is a good idea, as many of its attractions are best explored on foot. The city center can be busy during peak times, so those looking to enjoy the mosaics in a quieter setting should aim to visit early in the day. Purchasing a combined ticket can grant access to multiple UNESCO sites, offering both convenience and savings.

If you're thinking about taking the journey from Bologna to Ravenna by train, Virail is here to guide you in crafting an unforgettable trip, complete with details on schedules, amenities, and more.

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Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Ravenna
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bologna to Ravenna.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bologna to Ravenna, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bologna to Ravenna.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $8.21 to $8.35 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 2% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bologna to Ravenna

The cheapest Bologna - Ravenna train tickets can be found for as low as $7.52 if you’re lucky, or $9.20 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $14.77.

Find the best day to travel to Ravenna by train

When travelling to Ravenna by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Bologna to Ravenna

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa and DB - Intercity when traveling from Bologna to Ravenna.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity, Frecciarossa and Autobus from Bologna to Ravenna
Compare services on board when travelling from Bologna to Ravenna by train.
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Bologna to Ravenna CO2 Emissions by Train

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4.83kg
Bus
5.18kg
Flight
13.81kg
Car
11.05kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bologna to Ravenna by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bologna and Ravenna are 4.83kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bologna and Ravenna? By taking the train between Bologna and Ravenna you will save 8.98kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.35kg compared to a bus and 6.22kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bologna to Ravenna?
A train ticket from Bologna to Ravenna is $9.10. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $8.21.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bologna to Ravenna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bologna to Ravenna is $8.21. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bologna and Ravenna by train?
Bologna to Ravenna is 42.9 mi.
How long does the train between Bologna and Ravenna take?
Bologna to Ravenna is on average 1 hr 35 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 1 min.
Which companies operate from Bologna to Ravenna?
The train journey from Bologna to Ravenna is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regionale Veloce, DB - Intercity, Frecciarossa, InterCityNotte, Autobus and Trenitalia.
How many train connections per day go from Bologna to Ravenna?
Bologna to Ravenna has 42 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bologna to Ravenna leave?
The earliest train from Bologna to Ravenna departs at 12:59 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bologna to Ravenna depart?
The latest train from Bologna to Ravenna departs at 10:06 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bologna to Ravenna in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $8.21 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Bologna to Ravenna?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Bologna to go to Ravenna. You can go from Casalecchio di Reno Stazione Casalecchio Garibaldi, Bologna Centrale, Bologna Piazza Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Bologna Airport and you can arrive at Ravenna Stazione FS.
How many direct connections depart from Bologna to Ravenna?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Bologna to go to Ravenna.
What's the fastest journey time between Bologna to Ravenna by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bologna and Ravenna is 1 hr 1 min.
Is there a direct train from Bologna to Ravenna?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bologna and Ravenna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bologna to Ravenna by train?
The train journey from Bologna to Ravenna creates 4.83kg of CO2 emissions.

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